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Surah Al-Fil ( The Elephant ) - Aya count 5

أَلَمْ تَرَ كَيْفَ فَعَلَ رَبُّكَ بِأَصْحَابِ الْفِيلِ

( 1 )

Have you not considered, [O Muhammad], how your Lord dealt with the companions of the elephant?

Alam tara kayfa faAAala rabbuka bi-as-habialfeel

أَلَمْ يَجْعَلْ كَيْدَهُمْ فِي تَضْلِيلٍ

( 2 )

Did He not make their plan into misguidance?

Alam yajAAal kaydahum fee tadleel

وَأَرْسَلَ عَلَيْهِمْ طَيْرًا أَبَابِيلَ

( 3 )

And He sent against them birds in flocks,

Waarsala AAalayhim tayran ababeel

تَرْمِيهِم بِحِجَارَةٍ مِّن سِجِّيلٍ

( 4 )

Striking them with stones of hard clay,

Tarmeehim bihijaratin minsijjeel

فَجَعَلَهُمْ كَعَصْفٍ مَّأْكُولٍ

( 5 )

And He made them like eaten straw.

FajaAAalahum kaAAasfin ma/kool